South Carolina fire fighters take on governor over new station
11. June 2014
South Carolina governor Nikki Haley has got it wrong again. The dreadful leader has vetoed a public safety bill that would create a brand new fire station in the historic community of Murrells Inlet Garden City (located 10 miles south of Myrtle Beach). The land for a new fire station has bee...
Tim Hudak Brings Rehashed Extreme Ideologies to Ontario’s Doorstep
29. May 2014
Written by Mark McKinnon, President of the Ontario Professional Fire Fighters Association We’ve heard this radical political rhetoric before. An extremist politician promises to cut public sector worker’s pay, freeze salaries and privatize public services in a misguided strategy to cre...
There's Only One Official Fundraiser for Our Boston Brothers
1. April 2014
Donations and heartfelt sympathies have been pouring in for the families of two fallen Boston Local 718 members who died in the nine alarm Beacon Street fire. As people continue to pay their respects, there are multiple online scammers ready and willing to take advantage of those who are genuine and...
Aurora City Council Tables Un-American “Guilty Until Proven Innocent” Measure
26. March 2014
Aurora, CO fire fighters are grateful the City Council wisely postponed a decision that would have wrongfully changed the disciplinary appeals process for first responders.Although pleased with the victory, fire fighters aren’t sitting still. They are continuing to educate members of the Auror...
Aurora City Council Pushes Un-American “Guilty Until Proven Innocent” Measure
21. March 2014
On March 24, 2014, the 11-member City Council in Aurora, Colorado will be taking up an initiative on the November ballot that would change the disciplinary appeals process so that fire fighters would be considered “guilty until proven innocent.” If you think that this initiative being p...
Fundraising in the Name of Fire Fighters
11. March 2014
The IAFF has been made aware of individuals claiming to represent the best interests of fire fighters. However, in the past these same individuals have failed to pass on their charitable solicitations to the groups they were intended to benefit. Ralph and Barbara Mroz operate the “Foundation ...
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